Undergraduate Education at MIT

MIT is committed to providing every student with an outstanding education, grounded in science and technology, that:

  • inspires a passion for learning;
  • ​encourages students to explore through undergraduate research and experiential learning;
  • recognizes the importance of making intellectual connections and discoveries outside the classroom;
  • prepares students to meet the challenges of a global economy and global society;
  • strengthens respect for diverse cultures, experience, and knowledge;
  • values and encourages the role of mentors and advisors; and
  • facilitates the development of leadership skills.

Through their educational experiences, MIT students develop a personal and intellectual identity that empowers them to serve as the next generation of innovative thinkers and leaders, ready to play a pivotal role in creating a better world.